Spring into this fresh salad…

SERVES 4 (as a side salad)

120g baby kale
2 spring onions, finely sliced
1 Lebanese cucumber, sliced into thin strips
3 medjool dates, stone removed and sliced
30g dry roasted almonds, roughly chopped
Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers, roughly broken
4 tbs freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tbs white balsamic vinegar
2 tbs extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp finely grated orange rind
salt & pepper to taste

1 Pull the leaves from the stems of the larger pieces of kale (as they will be tough) and discard the stalks.
2 Place the kale and the rest of the salad ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
3 Place the orange juice, vinegar, oil, pinch of salt & pepper and the orange rind in a jar with a lid and shake to combine.
4 Pour the dressing over the salad and toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste.